340 lots

LOT 321

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

BREGUET REF. 3420 JUMPING HOUR YELLOW GOLD Breguet, Heures Sautantes, No 2715, case No. 78 / 800, Ref. 3420. Made in a limited edition of 800 pieces in 1992. Very fine and rare, jumping-hour, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with enamel dial and an 18K yellow gold Breguet buckle.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, case back with concentric guilloché engraving, reeded band, straight lugs, gold screwed bars, rounded bezel, cabochon sapphire-set winding crown, sapphire crystal. D. White enamel with painted Breguet numerals, secret Breguet signature under the 60, on the 12, aperture for the 24 hour jumping hour. Blued steel Breguet minute hand. M. Cal. 562, twin barrels, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 7.5 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 8,000 - 12000

CHF 7,500 - 11000

EUR 6,000 - 9000

Sold: USD 11,250

LOT 322

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

FRANCK MULLER REF. 2852 MB MASTER BANKER YELLOW GOLD Franck Muller, Genève, Cintrée Curvex - Master Banker, No. 289, Ref. 2852 MB. Made in circa 2002. Fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, curved, center seconds, selfwinding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with 3 time zones and date.

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, transparent case back with 4 screws, domed sapphire crystal. D. Enamel dial with painted radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary dials for second and third time zones, aperture for the date. M. Cal. 2800, rhodium-plated with hand-engraved decoration, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 6 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, micrometer regulator, platinum rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 31 x 43 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 4,000 - 6000

CHF 3,700 - 5500

EUR 3,000 - 4700

Sold: USD 8,125

LOT 323

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

AUDEMARS PIGUET JUMP HOUR YELLOW GOLD Audemars Piguet & Co., Jump Hour, No. 32976. Made circa 1926. Very fine and rare, rectangular, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with jump hours.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, straight lugs, snap on case back. D. Matte silver with outer minute track and printed Arabic 5-minute markers, subsidiary seconds dial at 6, aperture for the jump hour at 12. Blued steel cathedral minute hand. M. Cal. 10???, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to 8 positions, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 36 mm x 26 mm. Thickness 8 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 7,000 - 10000

CHF 6,500 - 9500

EUR 5,500 - 8000

Sold: USD 8,750

LOT 324

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 1488 PINK GOLD Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 835964, case No. 631227, Ref. 1488. Made in 1943, sold October 16th, 1943. Fine and rare, unusual, rectangular, 18K pink gold wristwatch. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, snap-on case back engraved: Abrahao Serruya 27-3-1944, overhanging straight lugs, domed crystal. D. Matte silver with applied pink gold Roman numerals and round indexes, subsidiary seconds dial. Pink gold baton hands. M. 9'-90 tonneau, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, selfcompensating Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 24 x 38 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 6,000 - 8000

CHF 5,500 - 7500

EUR 4,700 - 6000

Sold: USD 6,875

LOT 325

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 2429 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 954777, case No. 422204, Ref. 2429. Made in 1950, sold March 8th, 1951. Fine and rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, fl uted curved lugs, snap-on case back. D. Matte silver with applied yellow gold dart and faceted lozenge indexes, outer minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. 10???200, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 33 mm. Thickness 8 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 4,000 - 6000

CHF 3,700 - 5500

EUR 3,000 - 4700

Sold: USD 7,250

LOT 326

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 2508 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, No. 704797, case No. 690002, Ref. 2508. Made in 1955. Very fine and rare, center seconds, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back, stepped bezel, concave lugs, dust protecting cap. D. Matte silver with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes with black inlay, outer 1/5th seconds track. Yellow gold and black dauphine hands. M. Cal. 27-SC, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and fi ve positions, shock absorber, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 8,000 - 12000

CHF 7,500 - 11000

EUR 6,000 - 9000

Sold: USD 11,875

LOT 327

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 2551 DISCO VOLANTE WHITE GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 764795, case No. 698133, Ref. 2551. Made in 1957. Very fine and rare, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with an 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, screw-down case back, stepped concave bezel, recessed winding crown, fl uted lugs. D. Matte silver with applied white gold dart indexes and Arabic 12, outer engraved minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial. White gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. 12'''600 AT, stamped twice with the seal of Geneva Quality Mark, rhodiumplated, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, selfcompensating Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, 18K gold rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

Grading System:

USD 15,000 - 25000

CHF 14,000 - 23000

EUR 12,000 - 20000

Sold: USD 26,250

LOT 328

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 4364 WATCH AND EARRING SUITE YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND ONYX & CHRYSOPRASE Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 1276131, case No. 2763649, Ref. 4364-1. Made in 1976, sold July 8th, 1977. Very fine and unusual, 18K yellow gold, diamond, onyx and chrysoprase bracelet watch. Accompanied by a matching pair of clip-earrings, set with 108 round diamonds (2.26 ct.) and the Extract of the Archives.

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, case and 8-link bracelet are formed of 6 chrysoprase hexagon-shaped elements, concentric, a row of round diamonds, at the center, a black onyx medallion, total of 364 diamonds ? 8.24 ct.. D. Onyx. Yellow gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. 16-250, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm. Thickness 7 mm. Approx. overall length: 180 mm.

Grading System:

USD 15,000 - 25000

CHF 14,000 - 23000

EUR 12,000 - 20000

Sold: USD 30,000

LOT 329

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

BREGUET PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Breguet, Chronograph, Quantieme Perpetuel, No. 1346 F, No. 1250, Ref. 3617. Made in the 1990's. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar with phases and age of the moon, leap year indication. Accompanied by a certificate.

C. Two-body, polished, rounded bezel, reeded band, straight lugs, correctors on the band, screwed bars, sapphire crystal. D. Two-tone guilloche silver with painted radial Roman numerals on a plain reserve, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30 minutes register, the days of the month, of the week, the months and the leap year, outer 1/5th of second/minute track, aperture for the phases of the moon. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 13', Cal. 533 QP, rhodium-plated, 21 jewels, fausses cotes decoration, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System:

USD 20,000 - 30000

CHF 19,000 - 28000

EUR 16,000 - 23000

Sold: USD 35,000

LOT 330

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3940 2ND GENERATION YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 771350, case No. 2852928, Ref. 3940J. Sold on October 28th, 1988. Very fine and rare, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, 24 hour indication, leap year indication and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, concave lugs, snap-on case back, sapphire crystal. D. Matte silver with applied yellow gold faceted baton and pyramid indexes, subsidiary dials for the days of the month, of the week, the months, the 24 hours and leap year, aperture for the moon phases, outer engraved minute division. Yellow gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. 240 Q, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung fl at balance spring, 22K gold micro rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 20,000 - 30000

CHF 19,000 - 28000

EUR 16,000 - 23000

Sold: USD 27,500

LOT 331

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 1526 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 963265, case No. 657225, Ref. 1526. Made in 1948, sold on June 2nd, 1950. Very fine and very rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, concave bezel and lugs, snap-on case back. D. Silver with applied yellow gold small Arabic numerals and dot indexes, subsidiary seconds dial with outer concentric graduation for the date, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the moon phases, outer minute track. Yellow gold feuille hands. M. Cal. 12???-120 QP, rhodium-plated, fausses-cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self compensating Breguet balance-spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System:

USD 60,000 - 80000

CHF 56,000 - 75000

EUR 46,000 - 62000

Sold: USD 86,500

LOT 332

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 1463 CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, No.867442, case No. 653476, Ref. 1463. Made in 1948, sold June 14th, 1949. Extremely fine and rare, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, tachometer and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, screw-down case back, stepped inclined bezel, anti-magnetic dust cap, concave lugs. D. Champagne with applied yellow gold baton indexes, outer minute/ seconds and 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register, outermost tachometer scale graduated to 1000 UPH. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 13''', rhodium-plated, stamped with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic compensation balance with eight adjustments, self-compensating steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

Grading System:

USD 120,000 - 180000

CHF 110,000 - 170000

EUR 90,000 - 140000

Sold: USD 128,500

LOT 333

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

CARTIER ULTRA THIN DRESS WATCH YELLOW GOLD Cartier, No. 13019, the movement by European Watch & Clock Co., Inc. Made in the 1930s. Very fine, thin and elegant, 18K yellow gold keyless dress watch. Accompanied by a 35 cm gold chain consisting of 16 tubular sections connected by chain links.

C. Three-body, bassine, polished, case back with black enamel inlay monogram JTR. D. Guilloche silver with concentric radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with 5-minute Arabic markers. Blued steel cross bar hands. M. Cal. 16???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed Cartier, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co., Inc. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 5 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 5,000 - 7000

CHF 4,700 - 6500

EUR 4,000 - 5500

Sold: USD 6,500

LOT 334

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

TIFFANY DRESS WATCH YELLOW GOLD Tiffany & Co., No. 85726. Made for Tiffany by Ed. Koehn, Geneva, Switzerland circa 1910. Very fine, thin, keyless, 18K yellow gold dress watch. Accompanied by a Tiffany pouch and a gold watch fob with a sea serpent and a semi-precious stone. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, demi-bassine, solid, polished, snap-on case back. D. Champagne with painted radial Breguet numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 38 mm, rhodium-plated, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to 8 positions, blued steel fl at balance spring. Dial signed Tiffany & Co, case and movement signed Ed. Koehn, Geneva, Switzerland. Diam. 43 mm. Thickness 6 mm.

Grading System: AA

USD 800 - 1200

CHF 750 - 1100

EUR 600 - 900

Sold: USD 1,250

LOT 335

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE VINTAGE LAPEL WATCH YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, No. 60175, circa 1865. Fine and rare 18K gold keyless lady?s pendant lapel watch with a broach in the shape of a crown, set with 9 pearls, single-cut diamonds, rubies and emeralds.

C. Four-body, bassine et fi lets, polished, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel with printed radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Blued steel spade hands. M. 31 mm. (14???), Cal. 13, frosted gilt, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance with fl at balance spring. Signed on the cuvette. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System: AAA

USD 3,000 - 5000

CHF 2,800 - 4700

EUR 2,300 - 4000

Sold: USD 3,750

LOT 336

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH REGULATOR DIAL IN BOX CASE PINK GOLD Patek, Philippe & Co, Geneva, No. 65409. Made for Merrick, Walsh and Phelps, St. Louis, MO in 1882 and sold on May 4th, 1883. Extremely rare and possibly unique, very fine, keyless, 18K pink gold pocket watch with split seconds chronograph in a heavy and elaborate Patek Philippe box case. Accompanied by an Extract from the Archives.

C. Four-body, bassine, solid, box case hinge, curved rectangular pusher on the band for the split-seconds function, locking bolt at 11 o'clock. Hinged and engraved gold cuvette. D. White enamel with off-center subsidiary hour and minute regulator dial with Roman numerals, the outermost split second track with fi ve second Arabic numerals in red, 1/5 seconds division, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands. M. 19''', fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Case and movement signed Patek Philippe, dial and cuvette signed Marrick, Walsh and Phelps. Diam. 55 mm

Grading System:

USD 40,000 - 60000

CHF 37,000 - 56000

EUR 31,000 - 46000

Sold: USD 50,000

LOT 337

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

CARTIER MINUTE REPEATER YELLOW GOLD Cartier, No. 8256, the movement by European Watch & Clock Co., Inc. Made circa 1925. Very fine, thin and elegant, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold keyless dress watch.

C. Three-body, bassine, polished, coin-edge band, case back with blue enamel inlay monogram. D. Matte silver with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 18???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 29 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs with two polished steel hammers, activated by a slide on the band. Dial signed Cartier, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co., Inc. Diam. 47 mm.

Grading System:

USD 15,000 - 20000

CHF 14,000 - 19000

EUR 12,000 - 16000

Sold: USD 16,250

LOT 338

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5125 FOR WEMPE WHITE GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, retailed by Wempe, No. 075 / 125, No. 3360212, case No. 4213438, Ref. 5125G. Made in a limited edition of 125 pieces in 2003 to commemorate Wempe?s 125th Anniversary. Sold October 13th, 2003. Very fine and very rare, center seconds, self-winding, water- resistant 18K white gold wristwatch with semi-instantaneous digital triple date annual calendar, moon phases, 24-hour indication and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original wooden fitted box, additional transparent 18K white gold case back, booklet, sterling silver medal, setting pin and Certificate of Origin.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, case back engraved Patek Philippe - 125 Jahre Wempe, protected screw-down winding crown, concave lugs, sapphire crystals. D. Matte silver with applied white gold baton indexes, subsidiary dial for the 24 hours, apertures for the date, the days of the week, the months and the moon phases. White gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. 315-203, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 35 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, free-sprung selfcompensating fl at balance spring, 21K gold rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

Grading System:

USD 45,000 - 65000

CHF 42,000 - 60000

EUR 35,000 - 50000

Sold: USD 64,900

LOT 339

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

LOT 340

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces New York, Dec 13, 2012

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5016 PLATINUM UNIQUE BLACK & RED DIAL Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 1905048, case No. 4090341, Ref. 5016P. Made in 1999, sold January 31st, 2001. Extremely fine, unique and important, astronomic, minute-repeating, platinum wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon regulator, retrograde perpetual calendar, moon phases, and a platinum Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract of the Archives, Patek Philippe winding box, setting pin, and a leather folder with booklets.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, fl uted lugs, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. Black with applied white gold Breguet numerals, outer red minute track, subsidiary seconds dial, concentric retrograde red date graduation, apertures for the days of the week, the months, the leap year and the moon phases. White gold Breguet hands. M. Cal. RTO 27 PS-QR, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 28 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with polished steel cage and 3 equidistant arms, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, repeating on gongs by activating a platinum slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

Grading System:

USD 500,000 - 700000

CHF 470,000 - 650000

EUR 400,000 - 550000

Sold: USD 722,500